Announcing Formation of The High Speed New York & Chicago Railroad Bullet Train Travel Connecting the Northeast Corridor to the Great Lakes Linking Two Major Downtown Terminals with Other Cities Union Station Grand Central Equivalent Travel Time to Airlines with 120 major city pairs / connections Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Washington + Spain Japan Germany England China Electric Powered America now has a 97% oil-reliant transportation system The current 7,531 km of track in China is more than the rest of the world put together. A journey from Wuhan to Guangzhou that used to take more than 10 hours by the 1,068 km conventional route, now takes less than three. (A similar-length journey in the US, from Washington DC to Chicago, takes 18 hours on Amtrak). 312-842-5036 or 312-714-7790 VIDEO 117 MPH Built in 1935 Retired in 1960 Electrified trains cost travelers between 30 to 75% less than other modes, 1/6th that of driving and 1/10th of flying. HSR is currently in operation in more than 20 countries State HSR Advocacy Organizations 117 MPH Built in 1935 Retired in 1960 VIDEO 2 Days From China To Europe By Rail? Russia Going For High-Speed Cargo Trains Chinese high speed rail to transport the equivalent of the entire U.S. population - 356 million people during the Spring Festival (Jan. 13 to Feb. 21, lasting 40 days) High speed rail is the only form of transport that can deliver this many people quickly, efficiently, and without delay.